Monami Bagchi

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Intel’s quantum computing efforts take a major step forward

It's been almost three months since Intel announced a 17-qubit superconducting chip, meant to pave the way for a future powered by quantum computers. Today at CES, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich showed off its latest superconducting test chip, the 49-qubit Tangle Lake.<p>Off the bat, let's be clear: Quantum …

We've Entered a New Era of Quantum Computing

Quantum computing might be nascent, but recent advancements have brought us into a new age. And every new era needs a name. So when future computing …

Breaking Bitcoin With a Quantum Computer

This threat to Bitcoin and other software systems that use the same underlying encryption technique—a technique likely to crumble in the face of a …

Quantum Computing Is the Next Big Security Risk

The 20th century gave birth to the Nuclear Age as the power of the atom was harnessed and unleashed. Today, we are on the cusp of an equally …

Quantum Computing

Here, there and everywhere | The Economist

Quantum technology is beginning to come into its own<p>After decades as laboratory curiosities, some of quantum physics’ oddest effects are beginning to …

Current and near term quantum computers

The (noisy) 50-100 qubit quantum computer is coming soon. (NISQ = noisy intermediate-scale quantum computer). NISQ devices cannot be simulated by …

Quantum Computers Barely Exist—Here’s Why We’re Writing Languages for Them Anyway

Quantum computers are still extremely rudimentary, and largely remain intriguing playthings in a few advanced research labs. That hasn’t deterred …

Microsoft's Quantum Computing Vaporware

Last week Microsoft made press for taking a “path less traveled” to building a quantum computer. Bloomberg Tech reported that, in theory, Microsoft’s “topological” approach to quantum computing will be less error-prone than its competitors’ non-topological approaches. Like all theories, however, it …

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8 Memorable Comics Screw-Ups

Mistakes happen. Sometimes those mistakes end up in print with a distribution in the hundreds of thousands. Here are some classic screw-ups, printing …

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20 Brutal Truths All 20-Somethings Need to Hear

Number one: Nobody cares.<p>Being in your 20s, especially during a time when Millennials seem to be a hot topic of discussion, is tough.<p>It's this weird limbo stage when you are considered an adult, but you really aren't fluent in adult language or responsibilities yet. You need help filing your taxes. …

The ultimate holiday reading guide: 178 books to make you a wiser traveller

What should you be reading this summer? Here are a few of our suggestions, listed under some of the destinations most popular with British travellers. The rough criteria were that the books mentioned should be evocative of place, or illuminating of culture or have caused a bit of a stir locally or …

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Here's The Only Butt Workout You Need

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17 Poses to Jump-Start Your Day

79<p>SHARES<p>An energizing morning yoga practice can work as a natural stimulant to set you up for a productive day. This backbending sequence will help …

10 Awesome Yoga Poses To Practice In The Morning

Yoga in the morning is amazing! After 7-8 hours (hopefully) of shut eye, our body responds affectionately to movement, and our mind is clear and …

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6 Yoga Stretches To Wake You Up

Unless you're one of those cheery morning people who hop out of bed with the sunrise, getting up is tough. Research even finds that heart attacks are more common at this time of day, partly because of the demands of shifting from groggy to full-speed-ahead.<p>"We stifle our natural tendency to stretch …

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11 Dumbbell Moves You Should Know To Start Lifting Weights

Seriously, don't be gymtimidated. We will walk you through this.<p>Personal trainer and founder of ReModel Fitness, Jessi Kneeland, NASM suggests getting started with the 11 moves below.<p>When you add any of these moves to your workout, choose a weight that's challenging but not TOO hard — your last rep …

12 cool websites to help you relax your mind and release stress

Even if you’re a pathological hard worker, you shouldn’t forget about taking short breaks during a long working day. Sit back, try to relax your …

All 339 Books Referenced In "Gilmore Girls"

"I live in two worlds, one is a world of books." According to Australian writer Patrick Lenton, these are all the books that were mentioned in the entire Gilmore Girls series.<p>Anyone who's watched an episode of <i>Gilmore Girls</i> knows that Rory is something of a book lover and aren't surprised to find …

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Brexit: the 7 most important arguments for Britain to leave the EU

On Thursday, Britain voted to leave the European Union— an option dubbed "Brexit." Almost 52 percent of Britons voted in favor of leaving.<p>Although the "leave" campaign often focused on emotional arguments about immigration, there are in fact many reasons those in favor of leaving believed it would …

14 Easy Yoga Positions That'll Help You Lose Weight Quickly

• 18.6Kshares<br>• Share<br>• WhatsApp<br>• Email<p>Yoga, the complete exercise.<p>Yoga is seen globally as a physical fitness solution but in India its much more than that. …

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5 Yoga Poses To Practice First Thing In The Morning

While an hour-long yoga and meditation class would be ideal to get the day started, unfortunately sometimes we don’t have the time (or the …

19 Villages Around The World That Are Better Than Your City

When you make your travel plans you circle Paris in France, Athens in Greece, Rome in Italy and so on and so forth. But why? Isn’t it our aim to …

WTF Is A Bullet Journal And Why Should You Start One? An Explainer

I'm low-key obsessed.<p>In late December, one of my favorite bloggers mentioned she was thinking of starting something called a "bullet journal." As someone who used to be a pretty prolific journaler but who has since gotten out of the habit, I was super intrigued. I followed her link to learn more …

8-Minute Workout: Yoga for Better Sleep

Forget counting sheep. Ease your way into dreamland with this five-move yoga routine from Edward Vilga, creator of the DVD <i>Yoga in Bed: 20 Asanas to</i> …

7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Squat

<i>By Michael Schletter for Life by Daily Burn</i><p><i>Photo: Ryan Kelly / Daily Burn</i><p>If you're no stranger to the gym, chances are the squat is a part of your regular routine. Not only does this powerful exercise build muscle in your lower body, it strengthens your upper half (abs included!) as well. But if …

Design Thinking vs. Visual Thinking

At XPLANE we pride ourselves on bringing clarity to complexity. We usually do this for clients, but sometimes the need strikes closer to home.

How to Give Negative Feedback When Your Organization Is “Nice”

I was meeting with a client last week, the CEO of a global financial services firm. At the end of our conversation, he asked me what feedback I had for him about his organization. Since this is a firm for which I have deep respect and admiration, I shared a very long list of positive observations …

Infographic: 42 Illustrated Workouts To Tone Up Different Parts Of The Body

<b>If you are</b> looking to tone up specific parts of your body but have little to no clue how to start, this infographic detailing the different kinds of …

Comment on preparing for 2020 by Raimo

Great post. Very insightful. As we are moving towards roles(and are letting go of jobs) aren’t we also moving back to tribes? Isn’t working in tribes …